410 Seventh St., NW
Washington, DC 20004
Neighborhood: Penn Quarter/Chinatown
Cuisines: Southern, Barbecue, American
Sunday through Thursday 5 to 10, Friday and Saturday 5 to 11.
Nearby Metro Stops: Gallery Place-Chinatown, Archives-Navy Memorial
Price Range: Moderate
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Needed
“Moist” brisket; Kreuz sausage; smoked chicken; cucumber salad; collard greens; sweet-potato purée; corn pudding; peanut-butter-and-jelly cupcake; red-velvet cake.
Meats $5.75 to $29 a pound; eight-ounce sides $3.25 to $5, 16-ounce $6 to $9.50, 32-ounce $11 to $18.
Bethesda native Marc Glosserman looked to the famed Kreuz Market in Lockhart, Texas, to inspire the spice-rubbed, oak-smoked meat he serves at his original Manhattan location. The same brisket and ribs are sold by the pound at his 300-seater in Penn Quarter.
This article appears in the April 2011 issue of The Washingtonian.